Full-facility, 79,000-square-foot YMCA including 2 indoor pools, fitness center, gymnasium, walking track, group exercise, play zone, and community room. Take a virtual tour

151 McIntire Park Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22902
PHONE: (434) 974-YMCA
View on Google Maps / access via 250 or Rugby Avenue 

The Brooks Family YMCA is part of the nonprofit Piedmont YMCA Association.


  • Monday-Friday: 5:30am - 9pm
  • Saturday: 7am - 6pm
  • Sunday: 12pm - 6pm
  • New Year's Day 7am-3pm
  • Easter Sunday CLOSED
  • Memorial Day 7am-3pm
  • July 4th 12pm-3pm
  • Labor Day 7am-3pm
  • Thanksgiving Day CLOSED
  • Christmas Eve 7am-3pm
  • Christmas Day CLOSED
  • New Year's Eve 5:30am-3pm

*Group exercise will have a modified schedule on holidays.

Holiday hours are generally 7am-3pm. When a holiday falls on a Sunday, holiday hours are 12pm-3pm.


Stay & Play is available by reservation. See current policies >

  • Monday - Friday 8am-12pm; 4-7pm 
  • Saturday | 8am-12pm
  • Sunday | 12-4pm


Please note: As of May 28, no reservations are needed for family swim or the basketball court!

Reservations are currently required for: Lap Swimming, Group Exercise, and Stay & Play. Please bring your own mat, ball, or equipment.

  • Reservations open 48 hours in advance.
  • $15 no-show fee for Aquatics and Group Ex unused + uncancelled reservations. Group Ex reservations must be cancelled 1hr+ in advance to avoid a no-show fee.

  • To make a reservation, you must sign in to Virtuagym.
  • You can also sign in via the Virtuagym app.
  • For more information, please see our Virtuagym Member Guide [PDF] > [Updated Jan 2021]
  • If you need help activating your account, please call the membership desk at (434) 974-9622.


Review all Brooks COVID-19 precautions >
Mask policy
  • In accordance with CDC guidance, masks are optional for people who are fully vaccinated. We continue to recommend that all members wear masks while in the facility.
  • Please continue to wear a mask if you have not yet been vaccinated or if you wish to wear one as a personal safety measure.
  • Masks are required for everyone at events, including sports competitions and swim meets.
  • All youth ages 5-12 and staff working directly with youth are required to wear a mask until further guidance is issued.
Age policy
  • Members 16+ years of age may enter the YMCA without restrictions.
  • Members 13-15 years of age may use the YMCA by themselves after having completed our Teen Program with a Wellness Staff Attendant. 
  • Children 12 and under MUST be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian (18+) to enter the YMCA for any reason, including lessons or programs.


Currently, the Brooks Family YMCA is offering access to:

Floorplan/map (PDF) >